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Today's News

  • BE draws first blood in district with win over J-Town

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Even with two of its top seven players out of action, the Bullitt East Chargers have no plans of taking a back-seat to anyone this winter.

  • BE to face Southern in LIT

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - It took three overtimes, but the Southern Trojans earned the right to play Bullitt East on Wednesday in the second-round of the Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 01/11/12

     This week Paul Coyle takes a look at how local officials are handling the topic of a potentially implemented sewage tax on Bullitt County residents.

  • Spill shows need to keep utilities in good shape

     Last month, the Bullitt County Sanitation District requested a 3 percent user fee increase over each of the next three years. 

  • Alabama man turns himself in to MWPD after fleeing scene of alleged stabbing

                MOUNT WASHINGTON – An Alabama man was arrested in Mount Washington Sunday after allegedly stabbing his aunt to death in Tuscaloosa, Ala. three days earlier.

                Mount Washington Police apprehended Kevin Stines, 34, at the Five Star Food Mart near Highway 44 and the 31E Bypass.

     The suspect called Bullitt County Dispatch around 2:35 p.m. to turn himself in for domestic related charges, according to MWPD chief Roy Daugherty.

  • BBB Hot Topics: January 2012

      Check out the latest scams and bad business inBBB’s January 2012 Hot Topics!

  • Traditional events headline action-packed 2012 Salem Speedway schedule

     SALEM, IN, January 9 – Salem Speedway enters its 66th year of existence in 2012 with an action-packed line-up, featuring both the .555-mile high banked oval and the quarter-mile infield track.

    The 2012 schedule, that includes 12 events and 14 days of on-track action, reflects an increased emphasis on “special events” with a continuing commitment to local and regional divisions. 

  • First Home Match

     For the first time in the program’s history, North Bullitt hosted a wrestling match on Wednesday.

    The opponent was Holy Cross, but the Cougars only brought five wrestlers.

    North Bullitt did win three of the five matches contested and easily won the meet because of the forfeits involved.

    Local wrestlings next big event will be on Feb. 1 when the three local programs will meet at Bullitt East for the first tri-match in county history.

  • Conservation district sponsors dead animal removal program funding in Bullitt County

    The Bullitt County Conservation District in cooperation with the KY Division of Conservation sponsor this service.  There will be a $10 co-pay per cow and $20 co-pay per horse.
     
    We have a contract with Bluegrass Recycling Services Animal Pick-Up out of Winchester, KY.  Provided hereby agrees to pick up dead livestock within the territorial boundaries of the County.
     
    Livestock shall include but not be limited to cattle, horses, hogs, ostrich, llamas, goats and sheep.   No skunks!
     

  • Hillview looks to improve police pay

                HILLVIEW - Police chief Glenn Caple is having a problem and he’s looking to the city council for some possible assistance.

                And the council may have provided some temporary relief.

                To attract and retain police officers, Caple said there are benefits which must be provided, including salary.